Quiz: Are you Aware in Care?

Take our quiz and find out.

If you or a loved one has Parkinson’s disease (PD), a hospital visit---whether planned or emergency---is something you should be prepared for. Take this true/false quiz to see how much you know about Parkinson’s care and hospitalization. After each question, you will find out if your answer is correct or incorrect, and what you need to do to be Aware in Care.

  1. People with PD are hospitalized more frequently than people without it.
    True
    False 
     
  2. Hospital staff know to notify your neurologist upon admission.
    True
    False 
     
  3. All doctors and nurses know how to manage and treat PD.
    True
    False 
     
  4. Parkinson's patients suffer avoidable complications at a higher rate than people without Parkinson's.
    True
    False 
     
  5. Many of these complications are due to poor management of medications.
    True
    False 
     
  6. People whose Parkinson's symptoms are well-controlled do not to take steps to be prepared in case they have to go to the hospital.
    True
    False 
     
  7. People with PD should take their Aware in Care kit with them whenever they go to the hospital.
    True
    False 
     

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